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Public Invited to Artillery Park Aquatic Centre Grand Opening

Public Invited to Artillery Park Aquatic Centre Grand Opening

| 2014/04/22

Residents are being encouraged to attend the Grand Opening ceremony for the Artillery Park Aquatic Centre at 382 Bagot St. at noon on Thursday, May 1. Mayor Mark Gerretsen and Councillor Rob Hutchison will cut the ribbon to officially open the doors to this completely updated facility. “I am excited and proud to officially re-open [...]

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Family & Children’s Services Seek Donors to Send Kids to Camp

Family & Children’s Services Seek Donors to Send Kids to Camp

| 2014/04/15

Agency seeks to raise $10,000 to send 50 kids to camp

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Local Leaders Recognized with Attorney General’s Victim Services Awards

Local Leaders Recognized with Attorney General’s Victim Services Awards

| 2014/04/11

Twenty individuals have been named as recipients of the 2014 Attorney General’s Victim Services Awards of Distinction, including four community leaders from the Kingston region. According to the Ministry of the Attorney General website, the award recognizes “the exceptional achievement of dedicated professionals and volunteers in the field of victim services. They also acknowledge the [...]

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Utilities Kingston Seeks Customer Satisfaction Feedback

Utilities Kingston Seeks Customer Satisfaction Feedback

| 2014/04/07

Customer satisfaction telephone survey to be held for next two weeks

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University District Signs to Be Unveiled on April 4

University District Signs to Be Unveiled on April 4

| 2014/03/31

This Friday, April 4 the Queen’s University Alma Mater Society and City of Kingston will be unveiling the first of 112 new University District street signs. It will be installed at the corner of University and Earl streets at 1:30 pm. The new University District signs will be replacing current signs at 56 intersections in [...]

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Ontario Nonprofit Network Day In Kingston on April 1

Ontario Nonprofit Network Day In Kingston on April 1

| 2014/03/28

It’s the last chance to get seat at the Kingston gathering of nonprofits to be held on April 1, 2014. The Ontario Nonprofit Network (ONN) team will be coming to the city to join the Social Planning Council of Kingston and District along with a group of local nonprofits. According to a media release, this [...]

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United Way Volunteer Centre Celebrates Volunteerism in KFL&A

United Way Volunteer Centre Celebrates Volunteerism in KFL&A

| 2014/03/26

Six local volunteers will get the chance to take a well-deserved bow when the United Way Volunteer Centre hands out ‘Volunteers Grow Community’ awards at a special reception on Monday, April 7th, from 4-6 p.m. in Memorial Hall, City Hall, 216 Ontario Street, Kingston. The celebration will help mark National Volunteer Week which takes place [...]

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Renewal Date for Pet Tags in Kingston Announced

Renewal Date for Pet Tags in Kingston Announced

| 2014/03/10

Cat and dogs must now be licensed by April 1, 2014

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City Calls for Nominations for Volunteer Civic Awards

City Calls for Nominations for Volunteer Civic Awards

| 2014/02/28

Kingston’s Mayor and Council are calling for nominations for the 2014 Civic Awards for Youth Volunteerism and the 2014 First Capital Distinguished Citizen/Honourable Achievement Awards. These awards will be celebrated at the City of Kingston’s Canada Day ceremony on the steps of City Hall on July 1. “Volunteers play a significant role in our community, [...]

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Kingston Utilities Offers Tips to Avoid Basement Fooding

Kingston Utilities Offers Tips to Avoid Basement Fooding

| 2014/02/20

As warmer weather melts away Kingston’s snow, customers are reminded that any basement is at risk of flooding, even if it’s never happened before. Utilities Kingston offers the following steps you can take today to protect your home: • Check your sump pump for proper operation and follow the manufacturer’s maintenance recommendations. For example, you [...]

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